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Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm EDT
more devices linked to james lee. we will begin with a broad belt. he is the very latest on the investigation -- brad bell. >> is james lee wanted to blow something that, it looks like he was capable. officials found four more explosive devices at his home in a wheaton. it has been revealed that he was carrying two guns into the discovery building, but it turns out they were harmless starter pistols. a far greater danger was posed by for explosive devices. at least one of those was potentially deadly. today, police and federal agents served this week in holland where he rented a room. there, they made a frightening discovery. >> there were four devices, four of those were safely rendered and detonated safely. >> investigators are looking to confirm that he was acting alone. they are looking for any car that leak may have been using. -- lee may have been using. the discovery network is trying to get back to normal. >> we are so relieved that this ended peacefully export all of our employees. no one was hurt. the hundred or so children from our day care center where all protected
FOX
Sep 1, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. after several hours sharpshooters ended the drama. the gunman identified as james lee is dead, everyone else safe and sound, the investigation, though, just beginning. fox 5's roz plater begins our team coverage live outside the building which is still an active crime scene. >> reporter: we've been told now the explosives team on the inside has discovered three packages. now given all that the main thing may be the hostage and -- hostages and everyone else got out safe. an employee on his way back from lunch spotted something terrifying in the lobby of the discovery building in downtown silver spring. a man with a gun and what looked like explosives strapped to his body front and back. he called to warn co-workers. >> he was really scared and panicked and nervous, all of those feelings, because we heard he had explosives. >> reporter: from the windows workers could see police officers, guns drawn surrounding the building. by e maim they were alerted when it was time to -- e-mail they were alerted when it was time to evacuate. daycare workers brought out children in cribs rolli
ABC
Sep 1, 2010 11:00pm EDT
disruptions of explosive devices that this man, james lee, brought in to the discovery communications building. we are told that a robot went in, inside the building, brought them out, and used a charge to disrupt the device. not make the device to explode, but make it so it cannot explode, and that is done with a little bit of destination on the part of the bomb squad. tonight, it will be quite a while before they get the scene clear. this started at 1:00 this afternoon when james lee, well- known to the people at discovery as a longtime protester, showed up in the lobby. what james j. lee may not have known during his four-hour siege of the discovery channel building is that for the entire time, the police literally had him in their sights. when just before 5:00 he appeared to threaten peace hostage -- threaten a hostage, the police sniper pulled the trigger. them he pointed his gun at one of the hostages. it is not confirmed if he actually fired the weapon or not, but at that point, or tactical units moved in -- are tactical units moved in and shot the suspect, who is deceased. >>
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 11:00pm EDT
their focus was james lee's last known address. investigators spent hours today combing this wheaton home from attic to basement and their search turned up even more explosives. >> four additional devices of which we can tie the individual to right now were obtained from the residence and subsequently successfully detonated. >> also investigators believe lee had a vehicle, but so far they have not found it. meantime new information and insight are painting a picture of lee's personality. fox 5's bob barnard has more on that. >> you're recently evacuate the. please stay here for an announce -- evacuated. please stay here for an announcement. >> reporter: one day after the madness and his death we're learning that james lee was an angry loner with a long standing hatred for the discovery channel who was not afraid to kill his hostages. >> i'm sure it was terrifying for those three men that were there because they were listening to what he was saying and he made it very clear he was willing to kill himself and take them with him. >> reporter: home for lee was this house on kimberly stre
NBC
Sep 2, 2010 4:30am EDT
james jay lee, armed with a gun and with apparent bombs strapped to his chest walked in to the lobby of the discovery building. >> it sounded like two bombs. it happened so quick. people were cry, they were scared. >> reporter: an internal e-mail was september out telling them to shut themselves into the offices and not leeft building until given the all clear. lee then took three discovery workers hostage keeping them in a first floor room. in covering the developments, nbc news producer's called discovery's general number. a man identifying himself as james lee answered the phone. >> i have a gun and i have a bomb. i have several bombs strapped to my body ready to go off. i have a device that if i drop it, if i drop it, i'll [ bleep ] explode. >> reporter: four hours in to it, the standoff came to an end when police say lee pointed a gun at one of the hostages and the s.w.a.t. team took action. >> our tactical officers were able to get into position where they were very close to him. they were watching him via camera. it is reported that he pulled out the handgun that he came in wi
FOX
Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
him as james lee and he has been shot. the device he was wearing went off. the hostages are okay. the chief was shocked, they felt he could be about to harm the hostages and that is here from outside of the discovery channel. >> and tell us what it involved with police going through the building to make sure they were talking about the possibility of other explosive devices that need to be rendered safe. what is the process now to try to get that building clear? >> what they're going to do, they may use robots and they could use a -- what is called a water canon to try to render it safe before they approach it and if they feel it's safe enough, they will go over to it and x ray it and see if they can see what is inside. those are two things they can do and they have disruptors, charges to put on and to script them and make sure they don't go off to the full extent of the explosion and explosive devices inside if they are explosive. those are some of the things that they will be doing and they will have the bomb squad go in there and that'll go in wearing that equipment, full- body arm
FOX
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
situation at discovery communications in silver spring, maryland. the gunman, james lee, police shot and killed him and he's dead. the three hostages he was holding inside are safe and thank you for joining us tonight on the news edge at 6. >> the news edge at 6 starts right now. >> one bullet from a police sniper. that took the life and that shot rang out an hour ago and some sort of explosive device went off. >> that's right, james lee took hostages, he was waiving a hand bomb and had two pipe bombs. all of the hostages are safe and our team coverage has the latest. >> reporter: one thing we heard interestingly frommion mccarthy there is that that probation period that -- ended two weeks ago and we have a mug shot to show you two years ago, when he was arrested on disorderly conduct charges outside of discovery headquarters and there is his mug shot. he was in the middle of the a weeklong, 12-day protest and basically saying he was trying to get them to save the planet. he was charged and found guilty, acted at his -- as his own attorney and said his goal was to change the programm
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 4:30am EDT
yesterday. james lee. he walked into the main lobby at 1:00 yesterday afternoon with a handgun and explosives strapped to -- strapped to his body and carrying a backpack and boxes cobbles also believed to be explosives. he entered, shot, and told everyone ought to move. he took three men hostage. officers got him on the phone and started negotiations. at 5:00, officers had deal in their sights. he threatened a hostage and that is what sniper pulled the trigger ultimately killing him. according to silver spring as -- according to the silver spring is police chief, of the metal canisters exploded when he was shot. everyone is safe this morning. officers will be valid here for some time making sure silver spring is safe and the threat no longer exists because of the boxes that he had. yesterday we did hear the bombs of bringing out some of those boxes and disrupting the devices. back to you. >> thank you. >>> montgomery county executive in leggett released a statement thanking the police department and the banking discovery channel workers for their bravery. if we have also received a
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 4:25am EDT
. gunman, james lee, is dead and everyone got out okay. roz plater has the story. >> reporter: 1:00 this the afternoon, a man walks into the discovery building lobby in busy downtown silver spring. he has a long-standing grudge with the cable channel and he is armed. >> he had what he believe to be explosive devices strapped to his front and back. he also had a handgun. there are reports that we've not confirmed yet that he did fire a shot when he came in. >> reporter: some 1900 people work in the building and there is a day care full of children. one employee on his way back from lunch spotted the gunman and called to warn his coworkers. >> we all went to the windows to see. s.w.a.t. and everyone was pulling out, ganz drawn. we started getting e-mails telling us to get ourselves locked up into the closed offices up there, be safe. >> reporter: police mobilized quickly, tactical teams moving into place trying to get a read on the gunman. they soon learned he had taken three hostages. then employees get a second e- mail telling them to evacuate the building. >> we was really scared, panic
ABC
Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
off. the chief was not able to say the condition of james lee. he said he was in custody. we understand now that the situation has been somewhat resolved. the hostage taker has been shopped. -- has been shot. >> there are other suspected explosive devices in the building, possibly in backpacks. they have not had a chance to render them unsafe. they are trying to make sure any explosives have been removed. and long investigation still ahead. brad bell has been live on the scene. what is the latest? >> when we last spoke we all heard a pop. we were hearing from security guards hoped up by radio that there was a body on the ground outside the building. it appears the suspect came outside and at that point he was shot. don't know whether they shot him if he raised his weapon to police, but he was shocked when he came out sign -- but he was shot. i don't think anyone has gone to the suspect. i'm not sure if that is the case. it appears to be the end to quite an afternoon. this all started about 1:00 this afternoon when the suspect james jay lee, a protester at the discovery channe
CBS
Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
understand that james lee apparently has been shot, or the man that we believe is james lee apparently has been shot. apparently they believe that the three hostages taken into custody, their lives were in some danger and we're told that an explosive device did go off. but what we have not been able to confirm is whether or not the person who was shot, the person named james lee, was taken out alive, was taken out at all, is alive or dead, and we have not been able to determine the condition of this man. >> and the police are saying it's an unsafe condition because of other devises in backpacks around the building, looking at those in the lobby area. they were able to get to the three hostages. they are near the lobby. after long discussions, again something must have made them believe this is an unsafe situation or rapidly becoming so, so at 4:48 that changed and some altercation occurred and the suspect james lee was shot. his condition, they will not confirm that or if he's even been taken out of the building. >> and chief major did make a point to say they still need to clear the r
ABC
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
believed to be a long time anti discovery channel protester james j. lee walked into the lobby and fired a shot. she was trapped in her office across the street. >> it was so scary. it was scary. you cannot leave the building. the police came and what not on the door and said, you cannot leave. >> he appeared to have explosives strapped to his back and took three hostages. as the rest of the discovery building was evacuated, including a day care center, where he hunkered down in the lobby for the long haul. outside, police created a safe zone. >> it is unbelievable. unbelievable. >> at about 2:00, with police swat teams and bomb squad at the ready, negotiations on cell phones began. then suddenly, just before 5:00, we are gunshots. police chief delivered the news. >> the police ultimately shot the suspect. there came a time where with tactical cruise watching the suspect, they were watching the entire time on security cameras as well as with their own eyes, they saw the suspect craze is gone toward a hostage. something transpired. police tactical units shot and killed the suspect. we're to
FOX
Sep 1, 2010 10:00pm EDT
is the face of a madman, james lee allegedly pointed a gun at a hostage moments before police shot and killed him. it happened inside the massive discovery communications headquarters at kohl'sville road and silver avenue at civil spring. our network reporters are -- and silver spring. our network reporters are covering every angle. we begin tonight with roz plater. >> reporter: we just learned there are teams of explosives experts and technicians still in that building tonight. we're told they're conducting a floor by floor search going over it with a fine tooth comb looking for any explosives that gunman may have left behind. 1:00 in the afternoon a man walks into the discovery building lobby in busy downtown silver spring. he has a long standing grudge with the cable channel and he is armed. >> he had what we believe to be explosive devices strapped to his front and back. he also had a handgun. there are reports that we've not confirmed yet that he did fire a shot when he came in. >> reporter: some 1,900 people work in the building and there's a daycare full of children. one emp
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 11:00pm EDT
wish him. we learned more about the sinister james lee. police reveal new details about the culmination of his crusade. >> we know the three men who were held hostage inside this building actually tried to escape. at that very moment, the swat team moved them. they shot james lee and a secured his pipe bomb. for the first time, we are hearing what police were saying through the radio. >> we've got a man inside with a fast track on him and some kind of device on his hand. >> you are hearing a radio communications swat team members had during the standoff. >> there is a wall between me and him. i have a visual. there is a flashing red light around his waist. >> james lee had not one bit to guns in the lobby of the discovery channel building. the epistles are not a serious threat. the explosive devices could have been deadly. >> we were really frightened. as it turned out, the situation was handled very well. >> law-enforcement today found even more dangerous materials inside this home where he had been living. >> fou additionalr vices of which we can tie the individual to righ
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
? >> officers say that the gunman acted alone. james j. lee was well-known at discovering. a longtime protester who was upset with their programming. four hours , james j. lee held three men hostage inside the discovery channel building, beginning 1:00 yesterday afternoon when he locked into the main lobby with a handgun, a metal canisters strapped to his body, carrying a backpack and boxes believed to be explosive devices. he fired a shot and told everyone to stay put. if an hour later the officers began negotiating with him on the phone until 5:00 p.m. when he threatened a hostage. police snipers pulled the trigger. >> hart tactical units moved in at that point and shot the suspect. -- our tactical units. >> workers were told to evacuate or to hide. those working your 900 down as well. >> it was scary. >> lee was the only casualty, but police still took action after hearing this boom. several loud booms word and a bomb squad disrupted the devices that he brought into the building. back out of here alive, police are in front of discovery headquarters. they have cleared the building, but if wil
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 11:00pm EDT
communications and gunmen. we had the first pictures coming from the james lee's home. >> many are thinking of the fire and police departments for their amazing work. we are getting a night -- an inside look at the 911 calls. >> move as far away from the building as you can. >> as people were shuffling out of the building, montgomery county police were moving in. >> i am directly behind the suspect. i have a visual. >> officers and did not know what james lee was capable of, but they did know he was armed. a frantic call came in -- a call came into 911. >> i am in the main lobby of 1 discovery place. >> news came as a shock to james lee's roommate. lee was renting a room. police found explosive devices, a gas can, and books on saving the planet. they did not expect he would do this. >> there is a hostage. there is someone in the building with a gun. >> but the recount the officers did not expect it either. -- montgomery county officers did not expect it either. >> we had hostages. it does not get any more tense than that. >> police say they were able to gather valuable information
CBS
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
reporting that his name is james lee. derek mcginty is leading the team coverage from the scene where the press conference just wrapped up, derek, and we learned a lot. >> reporter: okay. all right. yes, well, lesli, pretty amazing scene here. just a few minutes ago i was kidding about getting dribs and drabs of information, we just got a whole boat load of information a few minutes ago about what happened. at 1:00 this afternoon the suspect entered here. we know it is james lee. he had a gun. we believe that he may have fired a shot. they have not yet confirmed whether he he did. he took three hostages. one of them ironically a security guard. but the folks from discovery, david levy, said he was not armed. he took the security guard and two other folks who were randomly in the hallway at that time. after that we wept through the whole event of the day, the evacuation and then finally later on they say they shot him at 4:48 when he pulled out the handgun and appeared to point it at one of the hostages. that is when the police tactical teams moved in and fired and killed him and then one
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >> police are still on the scene looking for any traces of explosives that gunman james lee may have left behind when he stormed that building and took hospitallages yesterday afternoon. it was an ordeal that lasted for several hours and you told us just a short while ago that they did find something inside, right? >> that is correct, gurvir. they have abeen doing a sweep throughout the night inside the building and montgomery county fire officials are telling me that they did evaluate several different packages that were inside. at this point, we don't know if these were packages that were left behind by people leaving the discovery building or what. but they can tell us that there are four specific packages that they did disrupt that were found in the lobby area. this was reported yesterday. they said there were two boxes and two backpacks that were found in the lobby area that they believe the suspect, james lee, brought into the building. they were concerned enough about those packages that they did disrupt those. they are not talking right now about specifics about what the contents
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, and several batteries with james lee at the discovery building lobby. >> there were four devices. they were safely rendered and detonated. >> it was an emotional day today for employees of discovery communications. this woman came back to get her purse. she said that the mood inside was startling. >> some people are emotional. >> knowing how affected workers might become a top executives called and all hands meeting in the building. someone in attendance soot -- sent us this photo of the a twitter. -- via twitter. >> he was the calming influence in that room. he helped with negotiations. >> again, the breaking news at this hour is that we learned that he was in possession of eight devices. they would not characterize how powerful they were, but he said they were devices. there were taken very, very seriously. the police chief says they want to make sure that mr. lee was acting alone here. they are still looking for the car he may have been operating yesterday just to make sure that does not pose a danger to the community. they want to wrap up their clock -- investigation. >> than
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm EDT
additional devices. it's the last-known address for james lee. the neighbors say the only thing that stood out about lee is the passion for feeding birds in the backyard. one neighbored that it attracted rats and complained to the owner of the house. the police say that lee brought backpacks and boxes into the lobby of the discovery channel where he took the hostages and inside, they found other devices, ski masks, batteries and a second starter pistol. today, ab executive with the discovery singled out the security guard who was held hostage and praised him for being a calming influence and assisting with the negotiations. you may recall when police were talking about the incident yesterday, they knew a shot was fire and the couldn't confirm that any bullets were fired. someone heard a shot or shot. now we know why. it was a starter pistol shooting blanks and they're also looking for a car that they believe belongs to mr. lee but we don't have a description of that vehicle, shawn. >> paul wagner with the latest. thank you, paul. >>> meantime, hundreds of discovery employees returned
NBC
Sep 2, 2010 4:00pm EDT
yesterday. he 43-year-old james lee had four explosive devices strapped to his chest. he made threatening actions. this morning workers allowed back inside the building for a meeting with discovery executives and to see grief counsellors. megan mcgrath has been outside all morning. >> reporter: when james lee burst into the lobby, he was waving a handgun and had several explosive devices strapped to his chest. today we are learning more about those home made bombs and their lethal potential. >> he had four devices on him. there were two propane tanks, the kind you would use going camping. the propane tank hz pipe with shotgun shells attached. i had pipe bombs that contained fireworks type explosive. >> reporter: for nearly four hours, lee held a security guard and two employees hostage. when an nbc news producer called discovery's general line, lee picked up the telephone and started talking. >> i have a gun and i have a bomb. i have several bombs strapped to my body ready to go off. i have a device that if i drop it, if i drop it -- i'll explode. >> reporter: the stand-off ca
CBS
Sep 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
forces are combing for any extra evidence. we're learning more about the suspect, james lee, in particular, his bizarre environmental manifesto. and police are talking to the three hostages trying to get anymore information. joining us for the latest on the investigation is chief tom major with the montgomery county police department. thanks for joining us. obviously, teams have been sweeping the building, looks for explosive devices. is the build all clear at this point orb are there still people inside working. >> we have folks still inside working. it is a methodical time consumer prices to render the devices we knew to be there to be safe. the suspect had four devices on his person and two boxes and two backpacks that had items in them that he brought in. the bomb squad has been working through the night to get those items, identify the items and make them safe we are still working in there. hopefully we will be done soon. >> reporter: you say you have detonated some devices. that tell us us they are real devices a sense of what kind of devices and how much damage these coul
NBC
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
suspect, james jay lee, afraid years old, is dead. shot by police after he made a threatening move. hear now from police chief tom manger. >> reporter: as we were negotiating with him, our tactical officers were able to get into position where they were very close to him. they were close enough to hear what he was saying and what he was doing on a camera. at one point, the suspect reported that he pulled out the handgun that he came in with. and he pointed it at one of the hostages. it is unconfirmed whether he fired the weapon or not but at that point, our tactical units moved in. they shot the suspect and the suspect is deceased. >> reporter: the police this place surrounded. they say it happened around 1:00 this afternoon. a man with canisters of explosives attached to his body in some bags and boxes, a gun in his hand, waving it around, goes into the lobbyist discovery building. tell people to stay still. an alert goes out. all the employees told to lock down, lock their offices. eventually police sweep the place. the employees are let go. told to go to a safe place. then the negotia
NBC
Sep 2, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: the suspect, james jay lee, threatened to kill the hostages, threatened to kill himself. lee's weapons. two guns. they turned out to be starter pistols. they make noise but they don't shoot bullets. attached to his body, two small propane tanks, and two pipe bombs. >> the explosive devices that he had could have done significant damage to that lobby area and certainly would have been lethal. certainly to him and possibly to hostages. >> reporter: the hostages. one security guard, two discovery employees. they were forced to lie on the ground. >> they're listening to him saying he is ready]iÑ to die. they're listening to him saying, basically saying that he has no concern for them or their lives. the fact they were able to hold it together as they did is just, i think they displayed great courage. >> reporter: the take-down. police secretly maneuvered an acteam on the other side of the wall close by the suspect. when thing got threatening, the acteam acted. >> there was something that they did that tack his attention away from talking to us on the phone and focused it on
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 7:00am EDT
, thousands evacuated. ua several hours later, the r, gunman, james lee, is tshot dead. sarah simmons joins us live l with the latest now. sarah, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rn steve and allison. police, as you canli see behind me, are still on the scene at this discovery building. ld from what i understand talking with montgomery inkicounty fire officials they tell me police are still doing an investigation in the lobby area and are going to be there for or an unforeseen amount of time now. although fire officials expertso have been here throughout the t night going through the building with a h fine tooth comb. if you take a look at video. vi you can see from overnight when we first arrived, that they have been out here in full force trying to see if there he was anything else inside of the building that they needed to be aware of. we know they did evaluate e several packages. ag what those were we don't know. we knowdon't know if they were behind by discovery employees lo at this yepoint. but fire poofficials are tellin us there were four packages, ka two boxes and two
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 5:00am EDT
james lee. he is dead. effect else is -- everybody else is safe. sarah simmons has the latest. >> reporter: good morning. police still have the scene here at the discovery communications building. fire and ems officials are still inside and they've gun going with a fine-tooth comb through the building looking for any other possible explosive devices that may be in there. they are expected to continue this until about 6:00 this morning. this has been going on throughout the night. this started at 1:00 yesterday afternoon. a man police have now identified as james lee walked into the discovery building lobby. he had a long-standing grudge with the cable channel and was armed with explosives and hand gun according to police. he reported lie fired a shot when he first went in and took three people hostage. employees were warned by e- mails to hide in their offices. a second e-mail instructed them to evacuate. en was able to get out safely. during the situation, an nbc producer called the discovery building and talked with the alleged gunman. they recorded that conversation. he act
NBC
Sep 2, 2010 11:00am EDT
, police announced that the suspected gunman, james lee, had four explosives strapped to his body. lee was later shot and killed by police. the three hostages were able to escape and no one else was hurt. it was a terribly frightening ordeal for the hundreds of employees who work at the building in silver spring. news 4's megan mcgrath has been there all morning long and joins was the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, barbara. if you take a look behind me, wayne salve still closed off in one direction here, the side right up against the discovery building. we still have quite a police presence here on the scene. they have actually given the all-clear for the discovery building. every area except for the lobby. they are still doing some investigating in that lobby area back where this confrontation took place. and so it might be some time before that a area is opened up to discovery employees. but employees are returning to work, at least for a few hours today, if they so choose. the building opened up at 10:00 this morning and will be open until 1:00 in the afternoon. bu
MSNBC
Sep 1, 2010 4:00pm EDT
with the suspect here, james j. lee. that's a good indication that they can keep dialogue open as they try to resolve this, correct? >> it's actually excellent. i mean, they really got him on the phone very fast. i mean, montgomery county police are very efficient. their s.w.a.t. team is some of the best in the country. they have a great negotiating time. i worked with him on the d.c. sniper case. they are very good and got him on the phone very quickly. that's good for james who is in there as the hostage taker but very good for the people being held, that there's an open line of communication where they can, you know, bring down the emotional level here and get to, you know, the meat of the matter, in other words, what are his demands? what does he want, and how can they work together to resolve it? >> also, you know, as i mentioned just a moment ago, and tamron and i were talking about this, that we haven't gotten more information from the most recent update but police said earlier there are hostages. we don't know the number, but that's priority number one to make sure that th
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the room of the discovery gunman. we will show you where james lee lived. >> laser light scare, a laser pointed out an incoming flights at dulles international airport. >> we have more live coverage of hurricane earl. we will have the latest of preparations under >>> you are watching abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. >>> a motive for the murder of four people in maryland. prosecutors say they drove from texas to maryland last month to sell marijuana. the miller stopped at a relative's house. they became enraged when some of his drugs went missing and killed all four people. town of the latest on the investigation of the discovery communications gunmen great tonight, a look at tonight's game -- at james lee is a room. he can see a gasoline can. the can was part of a number of bomb making utilities. there was also a box with the books on saving the planet. police say is extreme -- a teenager is in trouble for allegedly pointing a laser light at an airplane. the 15 year-old was arrested at his home. investigators say the incident happened on wednesday when a plane was attempting to l
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
the center of a hostage situation that gained international attention james lee invaded discovery headquarters exactly two weeks ago. he was upset over their programming and what he called the overpopulation of humans on earth. >> who told you to have children? >> he made his views crystal clear to his hostages. >> you will have been sterilized, right? >> the men plotted their escape. i am not ready to die. this is not the way i'm going to die. chris would make a break for freedom. >> i am going not the same door that i came in the because i know one of the doors. i knew that it did not stick. >> he turned to his family. when i got home, the kids had taken a bath. i picked them up and held them tight. >> i can understand that. james lee was armed with starter pistols before he was shot and killed by police. cannot disturbing new video in cincinnati. this is a video of a toddler smoking marijuana. the child's mother was behind it. you see a two-year-old girl smoking a joint. the little girl's mother actually recorded the video and topics will have to smoke. the mother has been indi
CBS
Sep 1, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. that is what happened. james lee was becoming more agitated, that they were able to watch him closely via a camera. it looks like they were threatening the hostages on the round. he said he was going to take them with them and at that point the situation changed from a negotiation situation to taking action, and the snipers again shot at him, some sort of device on his body also went off. so this could have been a much, more severe situation as far as lives lost. >> the profiler told us that in most cases hostages do walk away from situations like this safely, and that san diego good news about this. the three people who were taken hostage who were also "discovery" communication employees emerged safely. we'll send it back out to derek mcginty. >> thanks, leslie. it is interesting, i was talking a little bit about things getting back to normal. wait a second, did i see cars drive down here? are these private vehicles coming through? look at this. these are folks coming down wayne avenue. i see vehicles turning and about to go down 29. we've got no official announcements about
CNN
Sep 1, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. his name was james lee. we'll take a look at what made him tick. his rants online are bizarre. we'll also hear his voice when he was called, actually, inside headquarters. we have the tape of that. some early answers about why he did what he did. >>> also ahead, keeping them honest. why would anyone be against some efforts to stop schoolyard bullying? you'll hear one group's explanation. we'll talk about that with people on all sides of the issue. we'll have a lot more ahead. stay tuned on "360." i can find the combination that gets me there and back quickest. where you book matters. expedia. built with quality and backed with the best coverage in america including a 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. that's 40,000 more miles than ford. chevy silverado half-ton. a consumers digest best buy and the most dependable, longest lasting full-size pickups on the road. now get 0% apr for 72 months on 2010 silverado half-ton models with an average finance savings around $5,800. to everyone who wants to go to college and everyone who started college but never finished... to late bloomers... full
ABC
Sep 1, 2010 11:35pm EDT
hostages at the channel's headquarters outside washington, d.c. this afternoon. james lee was his name. lee had a history of harassing discovery. he was arrested during a one-man protest of the channel in 2008. and now, evidence of lee's murky motivations is beginning to emerge, including an online man any fes to. in it, he cites and author who we talk to tonight. john donvan has our report. >> reporter: say this for the discovery network. locked down for long hours today, a gunman somewhere in the guts of it headquarters, police taking a position outside, hostages grabbed in its lob bi, everyone who could, evacuating -- >> move away from the building. >> reporter: hundreds of employees, plus the chirp in the full-time day care. amid this confusion, amid this uncertainty, say this for discovery, the channel never blinked. >> "american chopper." >> reporter: this is what was on its air through the entire afternoon. uninterrupted. "american chopper." even as news choppers hovered overhead and details emerged about the gunman, said to be this man, james lee. a self-styled environment
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 3:00pm EDT
confirm his name is james jay lee and he protested outside discovery and on his website he has said all kinds of things that unless you think children are parasites on the planet you might think are kind of crazy. do you remember the details? a man man of asian heritage. the demands, he has said that discovery channel on his website says discovery channel needed to stop showing children because human babies are parasites on the planet and i give this information to our viewers because i want them to know what it is police believe they are dealing with. was that part of the protest back in the day? >> i don't recall that detail. i just recall that it didn't make very much sense. and much was, like, well if you have all this money to be paying people to protest, why don't you send that money to save the planet? you know. >>shepard: and today he walks in there and we have eyewitnesses, i'm told, five separate eyewitnesses in five separate cases, and we are watching the babies come out in the cribs and every parent must be having their heart sink. is this a daycare center for discovery
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 3:05am EDT
identified the suspect as james j. lee, seen here in this video. he's believed to have created this website called save the planet protest, demanding that the discovery channel call for "programs encouraging human sterilization" and adding, "the planet does not need humans." the gunman walked into the first floor lobby of that building with the blue sign behind me, flashing a gun and carrying two metal canisters. and there he remained with three hostages as police negotiated for hours for their release, until finally they brought him down. rob and mike? >>> mid east peace talks ea s r the face-to-face stage today for the first time in nearly two years. israeli prime minister netanyahu, palestinian president abbas, sitting down together at the state department. president obama tried to give the talks a jump start by meeting with the two leaders yesterday. the president says he's cautiously hopeful about the talks. >>> incredible story here. a new york city man has survived a fall from the 39th floor of a high rise apartment building. he crashed feet-first through the back window of a red car
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
which we identified as james lee entered the building at approximately 1:00 eastern. he carried with him a vest, and also a gun. in addition, we learned a few minutes ago he had two boxes. and two back packs. police here are still work ing under the theory that the boxes and back packs still in the building behind me may contain explosives. we learned that negotiation process or a communication began with the gunman. it went on for a couple of hours and then around 4:00, things were not going well and the tension was ratcheting up. at this point, tactical officers had moved in to the ground forearea of the discover -- ground floor area of the discovery building and they were able to see the gunman james lee with a camera that was now in place. just before 4:48, the suspect pulled out the handgun and pointed it at the hostage. one of the hostages. it was at that point that the police here felt that the hostages were in imminent danger and that's when they made the decision to use lethal force. i think one of the most striking things throughout the afternoon, some information that
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 7:00am EDT
james lee's life. audrey barnes has more. >> reporter: the discovery building will be closed until tuesday. the good news is, it has been cleared of all bombs. even so, the investigation into the man behind the ordeal continues this morning. montgomery county investigators yesterday spent all day searching the last known address of suspect james lee. it was a house in wheaton. they went over that place from top to bottom, the attic to the basement turning over everything they could. what they turned up inside were more explosives. it's the kind of incident police train for and ironically, montgomery county just had an exercise with a very similar scenario. >> four additional devices of which we can tie the individual to right now were obtained from the residence and subsequently successfully detonated. the investigators continue to look for a vehicle that was owned and/or operated by the individual. >> so, we were concerned about him having radio control switch to an explosive. we watched him take a pin out of the switch then put it back in a couple of times. >> as decisions as one
MSNBC
Sep 1, 2010 3:00pm EDT
from the daycare safely. the individual has been side fied as james jay lee. he goes by the name of lee. he's organized lengthy protests outside the discovery channel for about two years. he was recently arrested on charges of littering and d disorderly conduct in front of the building itself. he has a myspace page and a websi website. at one point he notes in his demands on the internet that humans are not necessary. we've got with us, derek bartlett, a former s.w.a.t. team member and sniper team member. hopefully the information is correct. everyone is out of the building. this is not a hostage situation. if that is the case, you have an individual, he's armed, he may have explosives. how the s.w.a.t. team who's in contact with him hopefully get him out of there safely and end this? >> well, if things are where they are right now, hopefully you contain him, you contact him, you talk to him. and you give him a chance to air whatever grievance he has and hopefully give up peacefully without injuring anyone in the building or s.w.a.t. officers or himself. obviously the goal is to get
CBS
Sep 2, 2010 7:00pm EDT
more about this man, james j lee. >> reporter: long after the police shot and killed james lee and freed his hostages in silver spring discovery building, investigators remained on the scene. in the words of montgomery county chief tom manger, tieing up the loose ends. >> we reported that he had a handgun. in fact we found a second weapon later after the incident was over. both weapons have turned out to be starter pistols. >> reporter: overnight police found the four bombs lee had smuggled into discovery yesterday afternoon. it turns out though, it did not end there. >> residents here in the county were located and -- a resident here in the county were located and four other devices of which we can tie the individual to were obtained from the residence and subsequently successfully detonated. >> reporter: they are still looking for a car lee may have used. and while there are questions remaining about how he came up with the explosives, as of now they do believe lee acted alone. as for lee's mental state, john mccarthy said he was evaluated back when he was arrested for the protes
CBS
Sep 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
that ended with the hostage taker's death. we learned more about james lee. wjz and andrea fujii are staying live on the story. good morning once again, andrea. >> reporter: good morning. we now know that police were monitoring the gunman's movement inside the discovery channel building. they moved in quickly when they saw the gunman point a gun at a hostage. >> i heard some folks coming from the hallway running toward us telling us there was a gunman in the building. we got down on the floor. we prayed. >> reporter: the first word of trouble came early yesterday afternoon in a last email to discovery channel employees. some said locked in their offices. others ran out on the streets. babies were pulled from the inhouse daycare center has police moved in. >> did everybody get out? >> reporter: the gunman is identified as 43-year-old james lee who rallied against discovery channel for years. a website lee maintained demanding the discovery channel and its other channels, animal planet and tlc run better programming. >> wearing what appeared to be metallic cannister devices on his fron
CNN
Sep 2, 2010 1:00am EDT
people hostage today till police shot him dead. his name was james lee. we'll take a look at what made him tick. i mean, his rants online are just bizarre. we'll also hear his voice when he was called, actually, inside the headquarters. we have the tape of that. some early answers about why he did what he did. >>> also ahead, keeping them honest. why would anyone be against some efforts to stop schoolyard bullying? you're going to hear one group's explanation. we'll talk about that with people on all sides of the issue. i'll have a lot more ahead. stay tuned on "360." there's no way to hide it. sir, have you been drinking tonight? if you ride drunk, you will get caught... and you will get arrested. i can take one airline out... and another home. so with more flight options, i can find the combination that gets me there and back quickest. where you book matters. expedia. loves to tell everyone how drivers can get discounts up to 40 percent. your neighbors -- your neighbors can tell you, too. they're probably some of state farm's 40 million drivers. so talk to them. then call a stat
CNN
Sep 2, 2010 2:00am EDT
till police shot him dead. his name was james lee. we'll take a look at what made him tick. his rants online are bizarre. we'll also hear his voice when he was called, actually, inside headquarters. we have the tape of that. some early answers about why he did what he did. >>> also ahead, keeping them honest. why would anyone be against some efforts to stop schoolyard bullying? you'll hear one group's explanation. we'll talk about that with people on all sides of the issue. you talk to these guys. they go through every car and truck we make with a big fat red pencil. because they know a family's going to be inside. a teenager. a guy on the way to the job. the engineers of chevrolet. just another reason why we can offer a 5-year 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. and another reason why a chevy's a chevy. why does it say box tops for education on your soup? oh, it's a program that raises money for schools. that's great, but this is a can. yes it is. you can't have a box top on a can. yes we can. but a can isn't a box. we know. i don't think you do. [ male announcer ] progresso. you
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 10:00pm EDT
elements of this investigation they are trying to answer. police believe james lee acted alone but suspect he had a vehicle. montgomery county police spent hours searching this wheaton home from attic to basement. it's the last known address for suspected discovery gunman james lee and their search turned up more explosives. >> four additional devices of which we can tie the individual to right now were obtained from the residence and subsequently successfully detonated. the investigators continue to look for a vehicle that was owned and/or operated by the individual. >> reporter: it's unclear how lee traveled to the discovery building, but police say when he walked into that lobby wednesday afternoon, he was carrying two boxes and two backpacks. once inside he strapped on the explosives and he had come prepared. two starter pistols, two propane tanks attached to pipes loaded with shotgun shells, two pipe bombs with fireworks explosives inside and in his hand he was holding a switch with a wire attached. >> so we were concerned about him having some radio controlled switch to an ex
NBC
Sep 4, 2010 6:00am EDT
911, and while on the phone noticed the picture of suspected gunman james lee that was posted inside the security office? >> james lee, possibly short black hair, clean shaven. >> hold on one second for me. you said you have a guy on the camera has an i.d. and has one person on the ground in front of him? >> correct. correct. >> then an undercover officer approached the building. presumably one of the first officers on the scene. >> someone is running up with a rifle in their arms. >> ok. >> is that the police officer? >> no, he's in shorts, t-shirts, black gentleman. and he has a yellow florescent thing on his shoulder. >> ok. you are good to go with that, ok? >> is that a police officer? >> yes. >> police shot and killed the gunman who was identified as james lee. >> 11 fitness shows you three ways to build a lean upper body. >> then the fisherman who pulled this eight-foot bull shark out of the river coming up. >> weather-wise, lots of sun, not only today but for the entire holiday weekend. >> a cold front has passed through almost all of maryland. it is going out over maryland ri
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 5:00am EDT
over some of their programming. four hours, officers say this man, james j. lee, held three men hostage inside the building. it began around 0:00 yesterday afternoon when he walked into the lobby with a handgun and explosives in the form of canister is strapped to his body, carrying a backpack believed to be explosives. he fired a shot and told everyone to stay put. officers began negotiating with him on the phone later. before 5:00 p.m., he threatened a hostage. police snipers had him in their sights and pulled the trigger. wexford our tactical team moved in and shot the suspect. the suspect is deceased. but they feared he might detonate his bombs, so-called they cleared two blocks around the discovery center. children at day care or brought to safety. those nearby also hunkered down. >> it was scary. >> listen to this. several loud blooms could be heard as the bomb squad disrupted the devices that he brought into the building. one of them appeared to go off when he was shot. the discovery building is still cordoned off downtown. police did do a sweep a building with a number of office
Univision
Sep 1, 2010 11:00pm PDT
agresor de 43 años, james lee, entró costa latas atadasa su cuerpo , casi 2000 emlpeados salieron a salvo. >> y los familiares de las víctimas de tamaulipas rescatan los cuerpos de los muertos y se descubre que hay 2 sobrevivientes más .1: >> los legisladores de california toman una desición oa l lucha para proteger el medio ambiente, detalles más adelante "tegucigalpa" los cuerpos de 16 ciudadanos hondureÑos asesinados hace varios Ías 16 ciudadanos hondureÑos asesinados hace varios Ías en el estado mexicano de lllegaron a te3gucigualpa los cuerpos de los muertos en tamaulipas , un sobreviviente más es hondureÑo. >> un avión de la fureza añrea mexicana trajo a los cuerpos , laqs muesdtras de dolor de los familiares eran desgarradoras. >> saber de que viene. >> uno tiene que pasar , pero no tengo ánimo para seguir. >> la mayoría procedentes de mñxico, no enmtienden el porque de la tragedia. >> estaba bien en la casa, estábamos pobres pero no falltaba nada. >> los cuerpos fueron recibidos por el pdt de la república. >> qlos reciban y los hondureños. >> la mediceina f
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 4:00pm EDT
montgomery county police chief. the suspect is named james jay lee. he is armed. holding a small number of hostages. we do not know how many a "small number" is. they are not saying. they say the hostage negotiators are talking to more lee in the building as we speak and the entire building and area around it is in lockdown. the bomb squad is on the scene. so far, no injuries reported. joining us by phone is mr. leonard, more lee's brother if law. are you surprised when you heard the reports today? >> of course i'm surprised. but at the same time, it's heartbreaking. >>neil: what is your connection to mr. lee? >> she my brother-in-law. >>neil: is he still married to your sister? >> no, i'm married to his sister >>neil: the family was concerned about him that it predates the last incident. >> he has been a very unstable and disagreeable personality. >>neil: hang on, the police chief is getting, giving us an update. >> we are the lead agency here. (inaudible) right now we are held by various agencies. it is my understanding that montgomery county police officers are talking with hi
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